Whirlpool Production Machine - Assembly Operator in Newton, Iowa

Production Machine - Assembly Operator

Date: Aug 1, 2017

Location: Newton, IA, US, 50208

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 5907

Job Function: Manufacturing (40000009)


Currently, we are seeking a highly motivated associate to join our facility in Newton, Iowa. The Newton, Iowa plant manufactures parts and assemblies exclusively for distribution within the Whirlpool Repair Parts Supply Chain.

The Production Operator will be responsible for performing various tasks to set up, operate, monitor, troubleshoot, and perform preventive maintenance on assigned machines. The Production Operator will also be responsible for inspecting parts to specifications, and make adjustments, or tool changes as necessary to maintain quality specifications. The production operator, may also assemble components and parts into sub assembly, or into finished kits or boxed product.

Day to Day

As an associate, you will need to be able to work in a fast paced, high-speed environment, follow standardized work, and adhere to safe work practices in a continuous improvement environment. Experience in a manufacturing environment is a plus. Due to the wide variety of products produced, you can expect to operate several different machines and equipment, or manually assemble components into a finished product as needed to meet production requirements.


What You Need To Succeed

  • Must be at least 18 years old

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Must be able to stand up to 100% of the time, while working

  • Must be able to lift, carry and stack up to 50 pounds

  • Required to safely use precision hand tools, portable power tools, machine shop equipment and other equipment.

  • Previous manufacturing/machine shop experience is preferred.

  • Ability to complete forms and paperwork

  • Ability to read blueprints

  • Ability to read gauges

  • Ability to perform basic arithmetic

  • Ability to work Overtime as required

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the number one major appliance manufacturer in the world, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 97,000 employees and 70 manufacturing and technology research centers. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. We stay true to our philosophy that says good business begins by not following but leading. Our brands and products help people make the most of time so they can focus on making the most of moments that matter. At Whirlpool Corporation, we believe that all people matter. Celebrating diversity and including thousands of perspectives empower us to create products that blend into every concept of home. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

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